2018 Roadshow Information
“A Mindful Finale: Spirituality and Ritual at End-of-Life” is a hands-on, full-day workshop that will help you foster moments of gratitude and joy during a challenging phase of life. How can spirituality help? You will fill your toolbox with practical rituals to help navigate complicated paths. Caregivers, family members, community volunteers and healthcare professionals are all welcome.
Darrin Parkin, Spiritual Care Coordinator, Rosedale Hospice & Sage Centre of Hospice Calgary
Darrin has provided spiritual care for 25 years on campuses, in parish ministry, in hospice and in prisons. All he needed to know about life he learned in prison and at the bedside of the dying.
Blair Collins, B.A., B.Th., RSW
Blair has worked for over 30 years in a variety of non-profit settings, including dealing with grief and loss. As a Hawaiian Shaman, he creates rituals appropriate to time and context of celebrations.
Thursday April 26,2018
Hospice Society of Camrose & District
Friday May 11, 2018
Fairview and Area Palliative Care Society
Northwest Peace Community Adult Learning Council
Tuesday May 15, 2018
AHS South Zone Palliative Care Program
Wednesday June 6, 2018
Wheatland & Area Hospice Society
Tuesday June 12, 2018
Catholic Women’s League – St. Gabriel’s
Tell the Alberta Government What Is Important to You
Do you want to participate in 2018 budget preparation work that is already being undertaken by the Alberta Government? This is your chance express what is most important to you. All Albertans are invited to provide input on the province’s 2018 budget, before February 9, 2018 at 4:30 pm.
To give you a chance to prepare, the questions are as follows:
1. The Government of Alberta has made a commitment to protect the vital services that Albertans rely on, like health care and education. In preparation for Budget 2018, what other areas should government protect? (Maximum 1500 characters)
2. The Government of Alberta has found savings in the budget by:
– reducing salaries, bonuses and perks for executives
– freezing management (non-union) salaries since 2016 and extending the freeze to September 2019
– reducing travel and discretionary spending
3. What other reductions should the government consider for Budget 2018? (Maximum 1500 characters)
4. What other feedback would you like to provide? (Maximum 1500 characters)